collapse
Western Life Outfitters Headin West

Author Topic: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1  (Read 1726 times)

Offline WapitiTalk1

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 3395
  • Location: NW Washington
Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« on: February 09, 2018, 01:31:52 PM »
Location: Somewhere in the elk woods
Hunt Pressure Status: Minimal in the area youíre hunting.
Hunt: Partner Hunt
Date: Mid-September (5th day of your 7 day hunt)
Time: 0730ish
Tag: Archery; bull only.

OK, you and your partner have setup in this sparsely timbered, burnt area to call (nice area, right!). After only 10 or 12 minutes of some whiney cow calls and a bit of raking, this handsome devil comes in silent as a mouse, moves from and along the lime green path shown, weaving in and out of the pecker poles. After a nervous bark from the original shooter, Bradley Bull stops in his tracks where he stands now. The original shooter was Johnny on the spot, realized he didnít have a shot from where he kneeled, so he gave the nervous bark in an attempt to stop the beast so you may have a shot (original caller now becomes the shooter). As the original caller/now shooter in the lower right corner of the scenario, ďshoot or no shotĒ here. Youíre at full draw and it appears your shot would be around 23 yards. Thermals as shown (red arrows). Shoot or no shot here?

If you're shooting, save the picture to your desktop and open in MS Paint, then place a spot, X, or whatever on the critter before you save it back to a jpg or png and add the marked up pic with your post
Darton Archery Maverick II
"Sir, left side Sir!" "Are you sure Private Pyle?"
Elknut Field Staff

Offline elkinrutdrivemenuts

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 2141
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2018, 02:01:53 PM »
Shoot.  Let him take one more step and expose a lung, send it.

I think the original shooter would have the best shot though as it appears he would have a broadside shot.

Offline Crunchy

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 3189
  • Location: Puyallup
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2018, 02:15:06 PM »
Just in front of the shoulder would be my shot.

Offline hunter399

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2014
  • Posts: 1563
  • Location: northeast washington
  • Groups: NRA RMEF
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2018, 03:17:16 PM »
Shoot ,even though shooter doesn't have a shot!
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
Wrote by hunter399

Offline Oh Mah

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2015
  • Posts: 3269
  • Location: Central Washington/Central Montana
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2018, 04:36:45 PM »
as crunchy said.right in front of shoulder
"Boss of the woods"
(this is in reference to the biggie not me).

Offline The scout

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2012
  • Posts: 1215
  • Location: belfair
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2018, 05:41:54 PM »
 :yeah: but I would probably wait for a better angle until he winded me or saw me and blows outta there, so I can replay it all offseason waiting for the next season thinking about what I coulda done differently. Itís happened to me alot

Offline WapitiTalk1

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 3395
  • Location: NW Washington
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2018, 05:51:11 PM »
Shoot ,even though shooter doesn't have a shot!
I need to get some graphic lessons from you mister  :chuckle:
Darton Archery Maverick II
"Sir, left side Sir!" "Are you sure Private Pyle?"
Elknut Field Staff

Offline luckyman

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2011
  • Posts: 355
  • Location: mount vernon
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2018, 05:58:54 PM »
Just in front of the shoulder would be my shot.

Thats my shot.
I'm not sure.

Offline coachcw

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 8582
  • Groups: Team getsum !
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2018, 08:48:20 PM »
I would only put it in front of the shoulder from strait on . If I can hit a lung I'm gonna send it but I guess I always send it...lol
My wife told me that I hunt way more than I did when we first got married. I said yeah I know isn't it great !

Offline Whitpirate

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1721
  • Location: Duvall, by way of Spokane/Metaline Falls
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2018, 09:38:57 PM »
He really does always send it.

Offline Big6bull

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Nov 2013
  • Posts: 389
  • Location: Wet side
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2018, 12:07:16 PM »
Nope

Offline Calvin Rayborn

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 1115
  • Location: Columbia Basin
  • Groups: NRA Life/Endowment Member, Amateur Trapshooting Association - Member
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2018, 12:29:36 PM »
I'd go for the pony on the Left

Offline Indian Summer

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2018
  • Posts: 39
  • Location: Pa
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2018, 02:10:41 PM »
Iím never desperate so Iím never in a hurry. Ibsee nonreason not to wait for a better angle. Heís relaxed and the wind is right. Plus I still have elk meat in my freezer.  ;)
Pass It On!

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 3567
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2018, 02:15:14 PM »
I would wait, it's heading in my direction and likely to get a better angle at a shorter distance.

Offline Bullkllr

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 3118
  • Location: Graham
Re: Shoot or No Shot 2018, Episode #1
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2018, 02:22:12 PM »
Iím never desperate so Iím never in a hurry. Ibsee nonreason not to wait for a better angle. Heís relaxed and the wind is right. Plus I still have elk meat in my freezer.  ;)

I agree. I'd wait. But if partner just stopped him with a bark, he might not be relaxed for long.
"yoogle that on your google"

 

* Recent Topics

blacktail deer pre-rut by PolarBear
[Today at 04:00:06 AM]


WTB WSU vs Oregon Football tickets by hunthard
[Today at 01:28:46 AM]


Sell: Like new XDM compact 3.8" 40SW by JimSR.
[Today at 12:42:05 AM]


Frankford Arsenal Tumbler by JimSR.
[Today at 12:39:22 AM]


WENCHESTER Model 70 30-06 by deweyc
[Today at 12:23:32 AM]


Bighorn sheep rut? by PlateauNDN
[Today at 12:15:21 AM]


WTB ADL to BDL conversion parts by Mulie87
[Yesterday at 11:59:46 PM]


2018 Deer, post them here by csaaphill
[Yesterday at 11:23:18 PM]


Help with new reel by huntnphool
[Yesterday at 11:13:43 PM]


Daughters first BUCK!!! by cem3434
[Yesterday at 10:56:24 PM]


Idaho whitetail in October by Jimmy33
[Yesterday at 10:31:19 PM]


Worthless westport scum! by fast60eddie
[Yesterday at 10:24:49 PM]


Guns for sale...... by MountainWalk
[Yesterday at 10:21:30 PM]


I want to horse trade an SKS by MountainWalk
[Yesterday at 10:11:13 PM]


2018/2019 Fur Season by calib
[Yesterday at 10:03:24 PM]


243 strikes again by jasnt
[Yesterday at 09:42:06 PM]


Ruger American Predator 223 New by Zardoz
[Yesterday at 09:35:00 PM]


12 Ga Beretta Silver Pigeon for sale 1,800.00 by Kenaiwild
[Yesterday at 09:33:16 PM]


Westport Jetty by fast60eddie
[Yesterday at 09:28:36 PM]


What Lessons Did You Learn This Year? by BuckSnort18
[Yesterday at 09:16:58 PM]